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The healthcare sector has experienced significant changes over recent years and, in this changing climate, healthcare professionals require legal advice from experts who understand their sector and the specific issues they face.

Our dedicated healthcare solicitors are experienced in working closely with our clients to provide focused specialist advice to achieve the required results on a cost effective basis.

We represent a full range of private and public healthcare providers, offering straightforward and practical advice. Our clients include healthcare service groups, pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device companies, banks and private equity institutions.

Our services include:

  • Acquisitions, disposals and mergers
  • Contractual relationships with regulatory bodies
  • Partnership/practice (and shareholder) agreements and disputes
  • Collaboration and service-sharing arrangements (including public-private sector arrangements)
  • Corporate finance – all aspects of and the securities for investments and funding arrangements
  • Regulatory matters
  • Property – purchases, sales and leases
  • Public procurement – ensuring commissioners of healthcare services comply with public procurement legislation
  • Employment issues
  • Wealth protection and other legal services for private individuals

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Greg is a partner within the corporate and commercial team. He has a wealth of experience advising on a wide range of corporate transactions with a focus on domestic and international M&A, advising investor and investee companies on private equity investments, particularly in the life science sector. Greg’s clients include Development Bank of Wales, Creo Medical and FP Hurley. He has acted as the lead on a number of standout corporate transactions including Voltcom on its reorganisation and multimillion pound investment by Beechbrook Capital and sale of Amber Engineering of Biffa Plc.

Greg also leads the dedicated healthcare team. He is highly regarded within this sector as has a wealth of experience acting for the healthcare and the life sciences businesses.

Healthcare finance

We are experienced in acting for borrowers and lenders in the healthcare sector.

We advise on:

  • acquisition and investment finance
  • refinances
  • development and construction finance
  • mezzanine finance
  • preparation of certificates/reports on title
  • intercreditor issues, especially in connection with suppliers
  • perfection of security

We have a wide range of experience in finance transactions relating to care homes (including development funding for the construction of care homes, acquisition funding for care home businesses (through share or business acquisitions) and refinancing of care home portfolios), pharmacies, doctors and dental surgeries and other healthcare businesses.


In our webinars, we talk about topical issues and the latest developments affecting the healthcare and pharmacy sectors to help provide you with some practical guidance.

Greg Williams, Head of our Healthcare team joins Hutchings Consultants in their latest webinar for the Welsh pharmacy market where they look at ways to increase your business value, a view of the wider sales process and a legal overview with key takeaway points to ensure you are well prepared for the process if you are considering a transaction.

I’d like to extend my sincere thanks and appreciation to Greg Williams and the entire team at Hugh James for their help with the sale of our dental practice. They advised and represented us during a long and protracted negotiation ensuring a very successful result. Their professionalism was only matched by their approachability and good humour.

Keith Morgan

As first-time buyers we found that Greg and his team helped us fully understand the process of purchasing a Pharmacy. With regular communication, updates and clear instructions we felt confident that the transaction would complete successfully. Greg also ensured that we understood, and considered all the information to make a safe business purchase protecting our best interests in purchase our first Pharmacy. We can’t recommend or thank Greg and his team enough’

Purvi and Lewis Smart | Glyncoch Pharmacy

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